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    September 4, 2012
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think we will get a break during the middle of the day. there is some shower activity showing up on hd doppler. some light rain on the west side of the beltway and some sprinkles around westminster. the forecast -- scattered thunderstorms will redeveloped later this afternoon. they could produce locally heavy amounts of rain. high temperature of 84 degrees. first we say good morning to kim. >> good morning. most of the road closures associated with the grand prix are gone. sharp street near the convention center is one instance. most of the roads downtown are open. monument street is closed near patterson park. no surprises. in harford county, route 136 is
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closed because of some debris in the road. route 25 is closed at ridge road. we will check on the major roadways. the harrisburg expressway looks very light. this is a 395. traffic is moving in just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> city police all looking for information into a double shooting in east baltimore. it happens near east pratt street. a portion of the road was blocked off. there was shattered glass on the side of the road. more information as it becomes available. police all looking for information into a separate double shooting.
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police say two people were shot. one of the victims were shot in the leg. both victims are in the hospital. a baltimore county mother is dead following a weekend shooting. >> police are calling her death senseless. kim dacey is doing double duty with the latest on that investigation. >> 22 year-old larelle amos was engaged to be married and worked with suntrust bank. police say she was not the intended subjects. she was at a party in the front yard of a home of the alameda when shots rang out. one struck her in the chest. the shots came from down the street on the alameda. police are calling this a senseless death.
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they are asking for the public's help to track down whoever did this. >> unacceptable. will not rest until this is completed and we have whoever is involved. i want them to come for it. if somebody heard something or knows something, speak up. that is the right thing to do. >> if you have any information come you can contact metro con stop -- metro crime stoppers at 1-866-7-lockup. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a suspect hit a female pedestrian and drove off just before 8:00 p.m. last night. a woman was found hit by a car north of the hickory bypass. the woman was waving her arms and the person in the vehicle swerved to avoid her.
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the victim is at shock trauma this morning. anyone with information should call maryland state police. police are trying to determine what type of chemical prompted an evacuation. firefighters were called after the owner smelled a strong odor coming from the basement. the bomb squad found some unidentified chemicals in the basement. nobody was hurt. >> rescue crews are expected to look for a missing boater at near bayside beach. a crew member was on board the boat. after noon yesterday, both fell off. one was rescued but the other has not been located. he was not wearing a life jacket.
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police and fire crews are helping in the search. the democratic national convention will kickoff in just a few hours. >> the prime-time speeches tonight will get most of the spotlight. hallie jackson is live in charlotte with our report. good morning. >> good morning. peace and the seats will fill up with delegates later tonight as the party adopts the platform. people lined up for a chance to spin the wheel and win some swag. it is about more than signing up new supporters for the human rights campaign. he has been with his partner his 31 years. >> mom or the need probably.
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>> democratic delegates are expected to pass a platform supporting same sex marriages. >> it is a difference in feeling i am a real person. >> in north carolina, it is an uphill battle. voters approved a ban on same- sex marriages one day after president obama announced his support for gay marriage in may. some are attending for prayer. >> god does not approve that lifestyle. >> i am hopeful that the president support and the inclusion of marriage equality will help us win in november.
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>> maryland is one of those states with the ballot initiative coming up in november. as for republicans, their party platform calls for a change to the constitution in defining marriage between a man and a woman. >> what else can we expect to see tonight? >> a lot of high-profile speakers including martin o'malley who is kicking off prime time with a speech. then the keynote from the san antonio mayor. then michelle obama will be delivering her address on primetime on nbc. >> thank you, hallie jackson. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. residents along the gulf coast cleanup from isaac. >> the number one best seller
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hits bookshelves this morning. >> this is 695 at wilkins avenue. things are moving smoothly. there is some rain in the
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hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >> welcome back. 78 degrees downtown. it is a muggy start. most of the henry rain is gone. there are still some light sprinkles left behind -- most of the heavy rain is gone.
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you can see the heaviest rain near the top of the screen. a few sprinkles around the west side of baltimore. i think we will have some scattered light showers this morning. later this afternoon, thunderstorms will develop again. they will be hit and miss. a high temperature of 84. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> cleanup continues in the gulf coast states following hurricane isaac. officials hope they have released enough rainwater from isaac to save a dam. chris have completed a drainage ditch to divert even more floodwater. "no easy day" is hitting
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bookshelves today. it will open as the number 1 best seller things to advance sales. >> hollywood is mourning the loss of actor michael clark duncan after suffering a heart attack. his break our role came in "the green mile." he was just 54 years old. >> 5:12. 75 degrees on tv hill. how to avoid election scams. >> what is the going rate for a tooth these days? i'm a professional stylist
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have some situations in the upperco area. route 25 remains closed for some debris in the roadway. route 136 is closed for some debris as well. in this city, a monument is closed at patterson park for the sinkhole. as far as the grand prix, all of the major roadways should be back open.
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crews worked to get them back opened after the grand prix on sunday. sharp street is still closed. a live look outside. this is the harrisburg expressway at york road. it is moving and just find it in both directions. no problems moving in and out of the city at 395. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we go to kurt kronke. >> good morning. we have all of the diversions from the grand prix still in effect because of the road barriers still blocking the bus stops. we do have those bus diversions in effect. the five, 13 buses diverting at monument and patterson park. metro subway is on time. on time service on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines.
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i am kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we had some heavy rain again last night. most of the heavy rain is around york. we have some light rain showers showing up on hd doppler. back up towards westminster. we have some low clouds, fog, and drizzle leftover from the thunderstorms yesterday. give yourself a couple of extra minutes this morning. let's look at how much rain fell over the last 12 hours. the bull's-eye was up in pennsylvania. you can see almost an inch of rain drop since 4:00 p.m. yesterday evening. almost 3 inches to the west of york, pennsylvania. we will get a little bit of a
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break. there is the batch of rain i was talking about. then there is a bit of a lull back to the south and west. thunderstorms will likely redevelop this afternoon. 75 at the air point. the dew points are in the low to mid 70's. this is tropical storm lesley with 65 mile per hour wind. some of the computer models to take it close to the east coast of the united states. that is a storm we have to keep an eye on. here home, a chance for showers and thunderstorms. a few light showers this morning. if you get underneath one of the storms, it can drop locally heavy amounts of rain. the seven-day forecast -- a 50%
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chance for thunderstorms tomorrow. same whether setup on wednesday. it will be warm and humid but mostly dry by the end of the week. a chance for showers and thunderstorms on saturday night, sunday, and maybe even monday of next week. >> a new survey finds the tooth fairy is feeling the effects of inflation. children receive an average of $3 per tooth. children can calculate the going rate with a new app. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do think is a fair going rate for the tooth fairy? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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the race for the white house makes its final turn towards election day. a prime opportunity for scampmers. >> t back to business for political candidates on every level. the next few weeks are crucial for raising money. this season can be a prime season for certain scams. like fake fund-raising calls that sounds legitimate. contact your campaign yourself if you would like to donate money rather than giving money to an unsolicited caller. also, the promise of a free cruise or vacation. consumers are asked for a credit-card number at the end of
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a call to cover certain fees associated with the trip. the scanner offer to do it for the voter in exchange -- the scammer offers to do for the voter. >> per king is rolling out new menu items again. companies contribute big money to help fund the dnc. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. hope you enjoyed your weekend. the democratic national convention gets underway. companies have contributed $20 million. that does include big banks. . president obama
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will lay out his plan for job creation. futures are a little bit higher today. ben bernanke said he would not rule out steps to boost the economy. crude oil prices are creeping higher. we are around $97 per barrel. the nationwide current average for gas is $3.83 a gallon. baltimore is averaging $3.77. burger king rolling out a new menu for the fall. 31 now have bite size popcorn chicken in three sizes and a new raspberry smoothie. at the new york stock exchange,
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i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. >> 5:22. 75 degrees on tv hill. what will people be talking about leading up to the official opening of the democratic convention? >> we will check back in with hallie jackson live from charlotte, next. g
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>> democrats kickoff their convention today. >> several topics have the political world abuzz. >> we have a look at what is trending on the trail.
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first lady michelle obama headlines the convention. >> she is already in charlotte preparing for that speech. we saw her down here on the stage yesterday. she stopped by to give an impromptu dress rehearsal. according to aides, her speech will focus on defending the president's policy. she has plans to spend a few days in charlotte. she will talk with several democratic caucuses, and then teamed up with the second lady to wrap up some care packages for troops. >> most of the attention will be paid to the democrats and president obama this week. how are mitt romney and paul ryan going to counter all of that press for the democrats? >> mitt romney had his week in
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the spotlight last week. he went to new hampshire to do some boating. he's doing a little bit of work. he is said to be getting ready for the presidential debates in october. aides say we may see that change later on. paul ryan is staying on the attack. he is campaigning in ohio and iowa today and making the case for his running mate, mitt romney. >> what are we hearing about a golden girl making an appearance? >> last week republicans have their high-profile guest, clint eastwood. there is a grass-roots movements to get betty white in here. an online petition has 5500 supporters. people are calling on her to
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give a speech in charlotte. a hollywood icon get a political introduction right. white came out and endorsed president obama if you months ago. her agent said she is working on two tv shows and she is not going to make it. >> she is a busy lady. hallie jackson, thank you. 75 degrees on tv hill. a tribute free local navy seal killed in afghanistan. >> the streets are getting back to normal in downtown baltimore. to normal in downtown baltimore.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. how the rose looking -- how on the roads looking? >> the grand prix closures are mostly gone. most of the major roadways are open. monument street is closed near patterson park. the sinkhole is shutting down that road. the report of some debris at franklin boulevard. in upperco, a crash at dover road and route 30. route 25, some debris blocking both lanes in both directions. some debris and roche 24.
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some of the major roadways are looking good. the harrisburg expressway at york road is moving fine. you can get into downtown easily after the grand prix. >> the humidity is so thick. >> i am going to quote carlotta -- "it is disgusting." we have a little bit of a break. some sprinkles left behind. some fog and some drizzle. the heavy rain is north of us. we will see some scattered thunderstorms develop later this afternoon. they will be hit and miss. it will be humid and uncomfortable with high temperature near 84 degrees.
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we will do the seven day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> police are calling it a senseless crime. a mother shot and killed leaving a party. >> they say she was not the intended target. kim dacey is with us with the latest on the investigation. >> she was in case to be married and work for suntrust bank. police are asking for the public's help to find her killer. >> you took away somebody's daughter. that is number one. and you took away somebody's mother. and you took away my soul mate. >> geron mills describes his high school sweetheart. she was the mother of his son.
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a family party was ending and she had walked to a home on the alameda. shots were fired. one of them struck her in the chest, killing her. the last words he heard were, "call 911." >> detectives did not believe that this young lady was the intended target. >> her mother weeps for, calling for a wonderful person. now her son is left without a mother. her family hopes somebody will come forward to find the shooter. >> unacceptable. we're not going to rest until this is completed and we have whoever it is or the bodies that's involved. i want them to come forward. if somebody heard something or knew something, speak up. that is the right thing to do. >> he or she -- if your man
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enough to do that come let the police know what you did. just confess that, i pulled the trigger and hit the wrong person. >> if you have any information, you can call metro crime stoppers at 1-866-7-lockup. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> some edgewood neighbors said goodbye to a local navy seal. hundreds of people lined up from annapolis to edgewater to pay their respects to special warfare operator 1st class patrick feeks. he was 28 years old when he was killed in a helicopter crash. some of the people we caught up with did not know the young man but came to show their support. >> because i owe these people. everyone of them. i will do what i can do today and everybody else.
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>> fantastic. it is solid down the street all the way down. lots of people. which is found out about it this morning. >> to this navy seal that has fallen, these people appreciate all that he is done for us and his kamenecomrades. >> a funeral service is schedule to more afternoon. feeks will be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. >> traffic is getting back to normal downtown. event organizers are touting this weekend's event as a bi successg. the city made some money. downtown traffic wasn't as much of a headache as it was last year. we're told more than 100,000
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spectators watched the races. >> this is one of the biggest events in downtown baltimore throughout the year. that is our intent. we wanted to right the ship and make it sail. this is something baltimore can be proud of. >> they are assessing what lessons can be learned. we have a world series party coming up. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. >> a new study shows why your choice between organic and conventional maybe more -- >> we have clear the debris bill >> we have clear the debris bill we have some
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now you have the power to lower gas prices with the bp visa with pump rewards. apply at choosebp.com >> welcome back. 78 degrees downtown. the humidity is in the uncomfortable range. the heavy rain we had last night is gone. we have some light rain showers left behind. let's look at hd doppler. most of the rain is in pennsylvania right now. the streets are wet but there shouldn't be too much in terms of heavy rain for the morning commute. into the afternoon, scattered thunderstorms will redevelop. they will be hit and miss. it will be humid with a high near 84.
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we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> new research reveals higher blood sugar levels might impact the brain even for those who do not have diabetes. >> scientists say people with blood sugar levels at the upper end of the normal range are at risk. these patients are more likely to have a loss in brain volume. a lot of people want to know if eating organic food is better for you. >> doctor's looked at a lot of research on the subject and confined little harm to meeting food that are not organic. eating organic does reduce your risk to exposure to pesticides.
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organic foods were not more nutritious. >> 5:42. 75 degrees on tv hill. the orioles are closing the gap on the yankees. very exciting. >> getting ready for the waterfront festival this weekend. >> you'll want to keep the umbrella handy for the next few days.3q take the gamble out of stain removal. only resolve all-stains has two formula chambers, to remove all types of stains. using shout or oxiclean? that's just playing the odds. don't chance it, resolve it. see a resolve difference or it's free.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. the major roadways are checking out ok. we have a crash at route 30 and
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dover road. in harford county, some debris blocking route 136 in both directions. in the city, a better situation downtown. only sharp street remains closed between pratt and conway street by the convention center. monument street is closed near patterson park. the sinkhole is still shut down the road. a live look outside. the harrisburg expressway at york road is looking good in both directions. no problems on 95 at 395. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we go to kurt kronke with the end tsa. >> good morning. a lot of the -- many of the streets downtown are still open,
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we have diversions divert to the grand prix because of -- the five, 13 buses are diverting at monument and patterson park. metro has a 10-minute delay on the marc trains. canton and 10 traimden and penne operating on schedule. >> the labor day weekend is over. there is always a festival and ava marie is down near the water in the middle branch. >> good morning. we talk about something fun happening this weekend. we're live at the middle branch waterfront park. it was raining here a little bit. you guys are not scared of
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water. look how early they are up. this is the baltimore rowing club. this is the first festival you are holding this year. >> we are celebrating the water and we're celebrating with the basin can become for baltimore if we cleaned it up. row every day. this will be a freak fun festival where there will be no rain -- this is a freak fun festival -- free run festival. there will be free bands. sexton. the have lewis's joe louis walker -- the headliner is joe
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louis walker. people can go on the water. they can cognac or canoe -- they canoe.ayak or wing?ong have you been roll >> this is my first year. >> a lot of people get a chance to go on the water. we have the baltimore rowing club early this morning. more information on our website later today. there was a little bit of rain but have my umbrella on standby. >> he is demanding there would not be in the rain on saturday.
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i like that. >> did not let him down. -- do not let him down. >> there was a little bit of rain showers at the present time and there is a hit and miss shower on hd doppler. you might need an umbrella. the fog left behind from beit thunderstorms is producing some of that. some heavier stuff up and cecil county. anything you run into today will be a very light. you can see the heavier thunderstorms that came through yesterday evening. there is a little bit of a lull down to the south and west. the thunderstorms are going to come back later this afternoon. it may produce up to an inch of
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rain. 73 at the airport. it is very uncomfortable at the present time. oupy airred for the s mass. this is lesley. some of the computer models dressed it close to the east coast of the united states. we'll keep an eye on lesley. variable clouds and humid. a chance for rain showers this morning. scattered rain showers this afternoon. not a lot would change tomorrow. scattered showers and thunderstorms on wednesday with a 586. it will be warm by mostly dry on thursday and friday. another system will be coming on giving us a chance of thunderstorms on saturday and
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sunday and monday of next week. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. the orioles move even closer to the yankees. keith mills will have highlights. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in maryland. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think is a fair going rate for the tooth fairy? >> we heard everything from 25 cents to $5. keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> i would say $50 now that my kids are gone. now the lead is one. the orioles shut out the blue jays 4-0.
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the orioles are one game behind the yankees in the american league east. joe saunders. watch manny machado. is this brooks robinson? spectacular play. look at mark reynolds. he cannot do it any better. joe saunders took a perfect game into the sixth inning. nick markakis to left. 2-0. j.j. hardy, same spot. nick markakis cruises in. 3-0. joe saunders in trouble and replaced by luis ayala. that was it. 4-0, the orioles win again. the rays beat the yankees. the orioles are one game out of first place. joe saunders
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was not as dominant as serena williams. she did not lose a game. this is the round of 16 in the u.s. open. she dominated. no one on the planet playing as well as serena williams in tennis. she won last night 6-0, 6-0, and she moves on to the quarter finals. the ravens move on to their season opener monday night against cincinnati. number 72 is one of the 15 rookies or second year players on the team. he was impressive in his first camp. he could start as left guard. there is rare race and anquan
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boldin. justin tucker all rookies. college football last night. virginia tech over georgia tech in overtime. how about them o's, huh/ >> thank you.
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>> a baltimore mother is gunned down. i have a live update, next. >> search crews are combing the water near the chesapeake bay for a man thrown from a

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